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Growth Specialist, Marketing at BuildDirect
Vancouver, CA
Do you understand the shifting digital environment and see opportunity in the madness? Are you comfortable pitching, planning & executing new strategies in a dynamic team? This role relies heavily on the fail fast mentality, iterating quickly & nimbly.

The Growth Specialist is passionate about finding, testing & building new sources of traffic and revenue. Leveraging emerging platforms & tactics for growth in a rapid iteration model.

Have you managed paid digital marketing and various performance channels, exceeding revenue and return on investment targets? Have you led and developed individuals to perform and reach their full potential? We are transforming the home improvement industry and looking for a talented leader to push our marketing efforts into overdrive. What are you waiting for?

What You'll Do In Our Team
Build a growth skunkworks within the marketing team, focusing on offsite tactics to drive both traffic and revenue
Own the budget and performance of new revenue initiatives
Partner very closely with the tech and product teams. Some days it will feel like you are part of both the marketing and technology teams.
Remain informed of innovative tactics and trends -- in segmentation, traffic & revenue generation -- testing and integrating into the program accordingly
Partner closely with the rest of the Buyer team
Utilize reports, web analytic tools and attribution modeling to evaluate new channels & strategies

What You’ll Achieve In Our Team
Drive significant growth for the business by discovering new & untested digital marketing channels and setting the winners up for success
Plan, execute & optimize campaigns to increase performance across traffic, customer acquisition and revenue objectives

Experience You'll Bring To Our Team
5 years' digital marketing experience, including 3 years' focus in growing new marketing channels
Applied knowledge of and experience in campaign optimization & improving return on ad spend
Proficient with web analytic methodologies with experience to measure post-click actions, identify issues and seek out opportunities
Intermediate HTML, CSS & Javascript skills with recent hands on experience
Highly analytic, possessing a high degree of accuracy with details and numbers.
Results oriented and the ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency and attention to deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication, social and presentation skills
High levels of integrity and a commitment to do what you say you are going to do
Strong entrepreneurial spirit that has grit, determination and challenges the status quo
Strong sense of curiosity and the desire to learn and get better everyday

What is BuildDirect’s mission?
BuildDirect is a technology company, building an open platform for the home improvement industry. Our platform enables home-owners and contractors to find the perfect home improvement product from a large online selection. Our mission is to transform the home improvement industry, empower home owners to create their dream home, enable suppliers and manufacturers to supply what home owners really want and the way they want it, and reimagining the home improvement industry.

BuildDirect by the numbers
Founded in 1999 in beautiful Vancouver. Today over 300 employees with more than 110 in the Technology groups in Vancouver, Waterloo and Bangalore. Every month 2.5 million home owners visit BuildDirect and we ship eight million pounds of products over a distance of about six million miles. Learn more at https://www.builddirect.com/Welcome.

BuildDirect benefits
Unlimited paid vacation
“Learn something new” benefit – use it to learn anything… Getting better every day means constantly learning.
You’ll learn more in one year at BD than anywhere else!
Stock options
Free weekly yoga class, fresh organic fruit, and onsite gym/lockers/bike storage
A fabulous office in downtown Vancouver with penthouse patios and mountain views
It’s not all work and no play! We have socials every Friday afternoon in our lounge so you can connect with your team mates and relax and wind down at the end of the week